Stream “Christmas in Chicago” Today
Holiday Track is the First Taste of New Music from “The Voice” Finalist
Ahead of Debut EP Coming in 2024
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Chicago’s very own, Katie Kadan, who rose to fame as a finalist on Season 17 of the hit TV show “The Voice,” is ready to charm the world once again with the release of her original holiday track, “Christmas in Chicago,” available today. Listen to “Christmas in Chicago” HERE.
With her unforgettable and powerful performances on “The Voice,” Kadan left an indelible mark on music enthusiasts worldwide. Hailing from the vibrant city of Chicago, she continues to carry the spirit of her hometown with her throughout her musical journey.
“We had so much fun writing ‘Christmas in Chicago,’” shared Kadan. “As soon as we started the memories began to pour in. There really is something special about Christmas in Chi- town, I’m excited to share the magic and nostalgia with everyone around the world.”
The new track was written by Kadan along with Johnny Reid who also serves as producer on the track which was recorded at Soultrain Sound Studios in Nashville. Although Kadan calls Music City home now, this latest offering is a heartfelt homage to the holiday season in her hometown infused with her soulful, emotive voice and unique style, she transports listeners to a Christmas in the Windy City.
Christmas in Chicago
Snow falling from heaven
Magic in the air
All of us together
Sleigh bells ringing through the streets
Christmas in Chicago
Is home sweet home to me
Kadan not only wowed audiences of “The Voice” but received high praise from her seasons’ judges as well who celebrated her unique style and the sheer emotion she brought to her performances.
During her time on the show country superstar Blake Shelton opined, “No way somebody this good hasn’t already made it in the music industry.”
While GRAMMY, TONY and Oscar winner John Legend praised, “You deserve awards. You deserve more than ‘The Voice.’ You deserve Grammys.”
The dynamic and powerhouse vocalist, has continued to receive widespread acclaim for her musical talent including landing on tribute album Music on the Bones recorded at the iconic Abbey Road Studios in London. The holiday track is another taste of new music from Kadan with a debut EP planned for release next year.
About Katie Kadan
Katie Kadan has quite literally been singing her whole life. From the moment she could talk, she could sing; and not long after that, Katie was not only singing melody lines, but three and four-part harmonies. With some of her first performances being in church, alongside her mother and sisters, it wasn’t long before Katie was captivating hearts, and taking her audiences on a magical, musical journey with her. Classically trained in piano and voice, Katie quickly realized that it was her simultaneous and unmatched love for both people and music that would lead her to where she is today professionally and musically. Drawing her compositions from her life experiences, and oftentimes love, Katie is sure to dazzle, delight and charm you with her soulful style, dripping with its unique jazzy flare, and her sometimes broken and forever longing heart. Katie was a Nationwide fan favorite on season 17 of NBC’s “The Voice,” securing her finale position in the top 3. Once hailed “The Best Kept Secret in Chicago,” Katie Kadan and her abundantly fabulous myriad of talents, are a secret no more.